U.S.-based GT Solar International, a global provider of specialized production equipment, process technology and turnkey manufacturing services for the solar power industry, has formally opened its new Asia headquarters in Shanghai.
GT Solar's new facility makes it easier for Asian companies to conduct business with GT Solar by reducing the time it takes to obtain products, spare parts and service. The new facility will also be used to provide product demonstrations and training to customers in the region. The facility represents a significant expansion of GT Solar's presence in Asia, which was first established in 2006.
GT Solar's four-story Asia Headquarters is located in the Gaodong Industrial Park between the Waigaoqiao Terminal Port and Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone. The facility comprises more than 50,000 square feet including a state-of-the-art customer demonstration and training center, an area dedicated to light manufacturing and assembly, spares warehousing, and office space.